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Re: [ProgSoc] ftp
On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Justin Warren wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 02:43:00PM +1100, Colin Yip wrote:
> > Dunno.
> > It was probably a reaction to some article relating to a security hole in
> > ftp or something rather. All I remember is that we had ftp (along with
> > telnet iirc) banned from the ProgSoc machines due to general consensus
> > that those programs were insecure to be used on the ProgSoc machines.
> > Don't ask me why: It just became ProgSoc policy.
> FTP uses cleartext passwords, the same as telnet.
Thanks. Now I know the *exact* reason why we banned them. :-)
> Justin Warren - Senior Consultant, Edion Pty Ltd
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